The devil inside

“Oh, this house has a broom rack!” she screeched with excitement. “Please, like you need more brooms-” joked her husband before being interrupted by her seething voice. “Beelzebub! Stop smooshing your sister’s horns into their couch.” With a deep sigh, she turned to her husband. “Lucifer, dear, can you light a fire under Satanay and…

HOA, CCR and NA’s

Most people have heard of HOA’s:  Home Owner’s Associations.  Salem Oregon has some HOA communities but generally speaking they are not a large part of our real estate market like in some parts of the country.  HOA’s are always formed for condo developments and sometimes for single family developments as well.  The local golf club…

Real Estate 101: Getting a loan

Anyone involved with the world of real estate including little ol’ Salem Oregon,  knows that lending is a pain in the behind for many folks.  Working with good mortgage brokers is essential these days or buyer risk spending a lot of money on home inspections and appraisals only to have deals fall through. I know…